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How to Search for American Airlines Upgrade Space Using ExpertFlyer

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I’ve long talked about the benefits of ExpertFlyer. It’s my “back door” into all of the information that makes you a savvy flyer, including, most importantly, better able to react to a flight delay or cancellation. American is my go-to carrier, and I’m going to walk you through how to search for upgrade space. If you ... [Continue reading]The post How to Search for American Airlines Upgrade Space Using ExpertFlyer appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

My Bucket List #5 - Mykonos and Santorini

Posted By urbanswank on Travel

http://urbanswank.com - Before I had an appreciation for visiting countries in the aims of learning more about the culture (and enjoying the cuisine), it was the beauty of the place that I really paid the most attention to. This is why the…

Inside Look at the New Cathay Pacific Lounge at London Heathrow

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - Cathay Pacific recently overhauled their First and Business Class Lounges at London Heathrow, and the new lounge just re-opened the other day. On Sunday, I just so happened to be flying back from London, so had a chance to look around the new lounge. How Can I Access the Lounge? For the First Class lounge, ... [Continue reading]The post Inside Look at the New Cathay Pacific Lounge at London Heathrow appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Krakow: The Best Food Is Had on Foot

Posted By urbanswank on Travel

http://urbanswank.com - Krakow has many restaurants, a handful of which (Farina, Wentzl) are very, very good. I’d like to make a case, however, for enjoying Poland’s culinary staples and specialties al fresco standing on two feet. Yes, that’s right: Krakow has one…

American Airlines 777-300ER Business Class LHR-ORD in 10 Pictures

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - Yesterday, I flew American’s 777-300ER (essentially, their flagship plane) from London to Chicago. The plane left at approximately noon, and arrived around 3pm local time. How I Flew: I purchased a round-trip economy class fare and upgraded using a systemwide upgrade as an Executive Platinum. A systemwide upgrade is good to be upgrade to the next ... [Continue reading]The post American Airlines 777-300ER Business Class LHR-ORD in 10 Pictures appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

The Best Flight Schedule You Can Take to Europe and Why It’s So Great

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - I’ve written before on daytime flight options to London Heathrow, but I wanted to provide some context on why this truly is the best schedule of flights to London. Now, for a bit of a backstory for those that aren’t aware. There’s two ways to get to London: You can either take a redeye flight ... [Continue reading]The post The Best Flight Schedule You Can Take to Europe and Why It’s So Great appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

Exploring Dublin: From A Local's Perspective

Posted By urbanswank on Travel

http://urbanswank.com - I lived in Dublin for the better part of a decade - moving there when I married an Irishman and staying much longer than planned! I arrived with the same stereotypical expectations that most visitors come with, images of sheep,…

What to Do When You Buy Amtrak Business Class, But You Only Get Coach Class

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - As an avid Amtrak user, this issue has bugged me enough to finally write about this, since this appears to be a rather consistent problem. Let’s start off with a recent incident, and I’ll expand from there. Coming home from Pennsylvania from Thanksgiving, I had no choice but to outright by an Amtrak ticket home, ... [Continue reading]The post What to Do When You Buy Amtrak Business Class, But You Only Get Coach Class appeared first on The Forward Cabin.

What is TunnelBear and Why Every Traveler Needs It

Posted By jlarounis on Travel

http://theforwardcabin.com - One of my must-have additions to my laptop when I travel is TunnelBear, and it’s something that I highly suggest every traveler install on their computer. What is TunnelBear TunnelBear is a secure VPN that allows you to virtually place yourself in over 20 common countries across the world with the click of a button. ... [Continue reading]The post What is TunnelBear and Why Every Traveler Needs It appeared first on The Forward Cabin.